Heavy Music Artwork Interviews Ioannis

Heavy Music Artwork Interviews Ioannis

Legendary Greek designer, Ioannis, probably holds some kind of world record related to having worked with more iconic bands than anyone else. He’s done artworks for Deep Purple, Fates Warning, King Crimson, Yngwie Malmsteen, Uriah Heep, Allman Brothers, Dream Theater, Quiet Riot, Styx and the list goes on… His unique brand of Fantasy meets Surrealism… Continue Reading

And Justice For Art: Iconic Graphic Artist Ioannis Talks About His Cover Artwork for Fates Warning

And Justice For Art: Iconic Graphic Artist Ioannis Talks About His Cover Artwork for Fates Warning

These days, American Prog Metallers Fates Warning are indisputably busy. They are promoting their most recent opus, Darkness In A Different Light, the cover artwork of which features a rather-simple-yet-iconic digital illustration of a bird-like origami piece. If fans look back; however, they’ll discover that some of the most unforgettable cover artworks in this band’s… Continue Reading

IOANNIS INTERVIEWED BY URIAH HEEP’S TRAVELERS IN TIME

IOANNIS INTERVIEWED BY URIAH HEEP’S TRAVELERS IN TIME

Known simply by his first name to many rock fans, and in particular Uriah Heep fans these days – Greek born (and American raised) Ioannis has been doing album art for years, and his list of clients has included numerous classic rock and metal bands. Having drawn and designed covers for such names as Deep… Continue Reading

RECORD COVER ARTIST IOANNIS – “I’M FINISHING A BOOK ON RECORD COVER ARTWORK WITH MY GOOD FRIEND OF BRAVE WORDS & BLOODY KNUCKLES FAME, MARTIN POPOFF”

RECORD COVER ARTIST IOANNIS – “I’M FINISHING A BOOK ON RECORD COVER ARTWORK WITH MY GOOD FRIEND OF BRAVE WORDS & BLOODY KNUCKLES FAME, MARTIN POPOFF”

Classic Rock Revisited founder Jeb Wright recently caught up with record cover artist IOANNIS. An excerpt from the conversation is available below: Jeb: I know you have been doing a ton of work for URIAH HEEP. Before we even get into that tell me what you have been up to lately? Ioannis: “A lot has… Continue Reading

Just for the Record: A Blog about the Album as an Art Form

Just for the Record: A Blog about the Album as an Art Form

Album cover artist Ioannis was born in Athens, Greece, but emigrated to the United States with his family as a child in 1967. He has a career that spans at least three decades, painting and designing cover images for artists such as Deep Purple, Uriah Heep, King Crimson, Dream Theater, Fates Warning, Extreme, The Tubes… Continue Reading

IOANNIS DEEP PURPLE INTERVIEW

IOANNIS DEEP PURPLE INTERVIEW

Deep Purple’s ultimate fansite the Highway Star just published a interview with Ioannis about his work and experiences with the legendary rock band. Ioannis talks about how he met the band, working with them and shows some of the images he designed. you can read the entire interview by clicking HERE Ioannis and the band… Continue Reading

Interview with Metal Temple

Interview with Metal Temple

Ioannis Vasilopoulos, mostly known as just Ioannis, is one of the most renowned cover artists for not only the genre (and sub-genres) of Heavy Metal and Rock but also Jazz, Electro and other musical fields. An artist who’s drawn the cover artwork (and not only that) for some of your all-time favorite albums. To name… Continue Reading

Vivid Images: Ioannis and the Allman Brothers Band

Vivid Images: Ioannis and the Allman Brothers Band

Ioannis Vasilopolous (that’s just Ioannis to you) has spent nearly two decades creating distinctive and striking artwork for some of the most luminary names in rock, blues and progressive music. While fans of the Allman Brothers Band, which he calls “one of the last great American bands,” are probably most familiar with his cover art… Continue Reading

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